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The MA Performance Practices  at the HOME OF PERFORMANCE PRACTICES is a two-year, high-intensity, low-residency programme. It is a course for artists with a curiosity for learning, a spirit of experimentation, and an ambition to grow, who are committed to artistic research as a life-long practice in dialogue with peers and audience. Focusing on the students' research, the programme’s post-humanist affinities guide the students to engage practically in their performance making with the notions of care, hospitality of otherness and ecological thinking.

The HOME's de-disciplined curriculum complements the fluid nature of performance by allowing students to study with students from all specialisations and even other departments within ArtEZ Unviersity of the Arts and engage with lecturers, tutors, supervisors and mentors both within and beyond the HOME as suits their individual practices.



The curriculum is  designed to allow for a thoughtful progression, integration and consistency of those skills needed for an ethically and ecologically geared artistic research within the required competencies and learning objectives that come with our status as a fully accredited Master's Degree.

Group sessions are organised in eight residential periods of three to five weeks spread throughout the two years. In between residential periods, students work autonomously on their own research projects with the support of one-to-one tutorials, online group meetings, and peer feedback. For more information about the schedule and the delivery mode, please download the pdf.

Curriculum Schedule 24-25
Faculty & Mentors


Artistic & Pedagogic Leader

Dr Pavlos Kountouriotis 

Programme Coordinator

Pisiou Maria

Learners' Coordinator

Steef Kersbergen

Production Manager

Irina Baldini

Social Media Manager

Qiyun Zheng

Guest Lecturers 

Maria Mavridou

Lucie Strecker

Emily Weather

Despoina Sevasti

Jochem Naafs

Abel Enklaar

Mentors *

Alana Jelinek (AU/UK)

Amalia Balaska (GR)

Alessandra Saviotti (IT)
Andrea Bozic (NL/HR)
Andrea Pagnes (IT)
Ant Hampton (UK)
Arianne Portegies (NL)

Ariane Trümper (NL/DE)

Asu Aksu (NL/TR)
Bakani Pick-Up (UK)
Benjamin Verdonck (BE)
Billy Mullaney (US/NL)
Bojana Cvejic (RS/BE)
Bruno Listopad (PT/NL)

Casey Jenkins (US)
Carin Rustema (NL)

Christopher Matthew Hutchins(UK)
Clara Amaral (PT/NL)

Dan Zoroaster Svarc 
Danae Theodoridou (GR)
Danielle Wagenaar (NL)
David Weber-Krebs (BE)

daz disley (UK)
Deniz Buga (NL)
Dominique Gilliot (FR)
Dood Paard (NL)

Douglas Quin (US/FR)

Duncan Chapman (UK)

Egle Budvytyte/ Peleda (LT)

Emma Cocker (UK)

Emilie Gallier (FR/UK)

Elena Cologni (IT)
Erik Hagoort (NL)

Eva Karzcag (NL)

Eve Hopkins (NL)

Fransien van der Putt (NL)

Gabby Allard (NL)

Georgios Tsagdis (GR/UK)

Giulia Casalini(UK)

Halory Goerger (FR)

Henry Alles (NL)

Jacoba Bruneel (UK)

Janez Jansa (SI)

Jeanine Durning (US)
Joachim Robbrecht (NL)
João da Silva (BR)
João Fiadeiro (PT)

Jonathan Burrows (UK)

Joseph Morgan Schofield (UK)

Judith Wambacq (BE)

Julyen Hamilton(UK/GR)

Kat Valastur(GR/BE)

Katie Duck (NL)

Katrina Brown (UK)

Kayla Dougan-Bowtell (UK)

Konstantina Georgelou (GR/NL)

Lara Staal (NL)

Liesbeth Groot-Nibbelink (NL)

Linda Rogers (UK)

Lotte van den Berg (NL)

Louise Coles

Lucy Suggate (UK)

Luiza Cascon (PT)
Marc Boumeester (NL)

Marijn Lems (NL)

Maria Magdalena Kozłowska (NL/PL)

Marilyn Arsem (US)

Mårten Spangberg (SE)

Matteo Fargeon (UK)

Matthias Quabbe

Meg Stuart (US)




* All those on this list have contributed to HOPP's programme in recent years. This list is probably not exhaustive. The people on this list are not all currently associated with HOPP.

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